Acute Care

Acute Primary Care & Family Practice located in Bluffton area, Daufuskie Island, SC
Acute Care

Acute Care services offered in Bluffton area, Daufuskie Island, SC

Acute care provides immediate treatment for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. At B Med Mobile Service, a mobile medical office serving Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, concierge medicine doctor Yolanda Bryant, MD, offers same-day acute care to teenagers and adults. If you twist your ankle, cut yourself, or suffer a burn, don’t delay seeking treatment. Call the mobile office today to schedule an acute care appointment or book one online.

Acute Care Q&A

What is acute care?

Acute care treats illnesses and injuries promptly.

If you or a loved one needs same-day medical care, contact B Med Mobile Service. Having Dr. Bryant visit your home or business can save money and keep you from waiting for hours in a hospital emergency room.

Dr. Bryant knows that illnesses and injuries happen at all times. To deal with this eventuality, she provides acute care on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

What illnesses and injuries can benefit from acute care?

At B Med Mobile Service, Dr. Bryant uses acute care to treat various illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Broken bones
  • Sprains and strains
  • Minor cuts and lacerations
  • Mild back or neck pain
  • Eye irritation
  • Skin rashes and infections
  • Insect bites
  • Minor burns
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Breathing difficulties

You might also benefit from acute care if you’re in a car accident. Contact Dr. Bryant even if you feel OK. Some symptoms, like whiplash, don’t show up for several hours or days.

Who can benefit from acute care?

Contact B Med Mobile Service for acute care if you have a non-life-threatening illness or injury that requires same-day treatment. Dr. Bryant operates a fully equipped mobile medical facility. She can drive to your home or business, diagnose the source of your discomfort, and make treatment recommendations.

What happens during an acute care visit?

At B Med Mobile Service, an acute care visit begins with a review of your medical records and a discussion of your symptoms. Dr. Bryant will want to know when your symptoms started and if you’ve tried to relieve them with at-home treatments.

Next, Dr. Bryant completes a physical exam. Depending on your symptoms, she might also order lab tests like bloodwork, urinalysis, or diagnostic imaging.

How are acute health problems treated?

How acute health problems are treated depends on various things, including how severe your symptoms are and your general well-being. Dr. Bryant might recommend:

  • Getting lots of rest
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Prescribing antibiotics
  • Prescribing antiviral medication
  • Suggesting activity changes
  • Referring you to physical therapy (if you’re recovering from a sports injury)
  • Wearing a cast or a splint (for broken bones)

The goal is to relieve uncomfortable symptoms and speed up your body’s natural healing process.

Call B Med Mobile Service today if you need acute care, or click the online booking feature to make an appointment.

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